Source: https://www.investopedia.com Mutual fund giant Vanguard popularized low-cost passive investing through index funds. It is now a leader in the rapidly-growing market for exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These are some of the most popular and cost-effective investment options available to investors. Investors can purchase shares of these securities on stock exchangesContinue Reading


Source: https://www.investopedia.com If you’re an investor who favors the buy-and-hold strategy of letting carefully vetted investments accumulate meaningful returns over time, index-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) may be the right vehicle for you. Even investment icon Warren Buffett knows it’s difficult to beat index funds, which is why he famously mandatedContinue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the opening of “Vital Voices Women’s Embassy”, just days after a leak revealed the possibility of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Washington, U.S., May 5, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein |Continue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com After boosting paid parental leave during the pandemic, many companies are now cutting or reducing the popular employee benefit.   In 2022, organizations with paid maternity leave dropped to 35% from 53% in 2020, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s employee benefits survey. And fewer than one-third,Continue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com A student walks to class at Rice University in Houston on Aug. 29, 2022. Brandon Bell | Getty Images News | Getty Images The application for student loan forgiveness will be ready by early October, the U.S. Department of Education says. After people apply, they could see theContinue Reading


Source: https://www.investopedia.com 2022 Roth IRA Income Limits Filing Status Modified AGI Contribution Limit Married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) Less than $204,000  $6,000 ($7,000 if you’re age 50 or older)   $204,000 to $214,000 Reduced   $214,000 or more Not eligible  Single, head of household, or married filing separately (andContinue Reading


Source: https://www.investopedia.com Most retirement experts and financial planners recommend you save at least 10% of your annual income for retirement. But how you save and invest in the decades before you leave your nine-to-five job impacts how you’ll spend your post-work years. It’s important to know that the asset allocationContinue Reading